Breakfast buffet at Gwinn VFW
GWINN — Gwinn VFW Post 5670 will sponsor a Breakfast buffet from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at the club.
The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for kids under 10 years.
On the menu will be pancakes, french toast, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, coffee, juice, and milk.
Day of Service event held at NMU
MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday.
The event kicks off with a march for equality. Participants will assemble at noon in the lobby of NMU’s Magers and Meyland Halls. A lunch and Poetry without Borders event will be held at 12:30 p.m. in the University Center’s Peter White Lounge. Service projects begin at 2 p.m.
Poetry without Borders entails readings of poetry from around the world. Individuals who would like to read or perform a poem can recite it in any language, and the event is open to the public.
Service project opportunities include creating Valentine’s Day cards for veterans, knitting scarves and hats for the Harbor House, making dog toys for UPAWS, reading for children at the U.P. Children’s Museum, volunteer orientation for Room at the Inn and volunteer training for the NMU Food Pantry. Register for service projects at nmu.edu/skillbuilders.
‘Keweenaw Copper’ event held
MARQUETTE — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a “Keweenaw Copper” presentation from 3-4:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.
Copper Country explorer Kurt Fosburg will present about the geological formation of the copper range, those who came to the area because of it and how technology has influenced advancement in search of its riches.
The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register before Monday by calling 227-2979. Call Sally Olsen at 226-8347 for more information.
‘Our Wild Watershed’ presentation
MARQUETTE — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation titled “Our Wild Watershed” from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.
Emily Whittaker, special projects manager of the Yellow Dog Watershed Project, will share photos, videos and information about the work the organization does to keep wild watershed areas natural.
Attendance is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register before Monday by calling 227-2979. Contact Marilyn Proctor by calling 345-8083 for more information.